Christmas in Paris 2013 for a glamorous and fun filled trip
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Christmas in Paris 2013 promises all the magic and enchantment of the festive season
There's nowhere quite like Paris at Christmas, when the city is alive with all the joy and excitement of the season. The whole family will be enchanted by the Christmas lights as every neighbourhood enters into the festive spirit. The glorious red, white and blue garlands that decorate all 200 of the famous plane trees on the Avenue des Champs-Elysées are the most famous of all, and stretch from the Place de la Concorde to the Arc de Triomphe.
The wooden gingerbread house chalets at the Champs-Elysées Christmas Market are filled with gift ideas and decorations for your Christmas tree at home. Don't miss Santa's daily visit to the market, it's certain to thrill every member of your party. Other festive markets take place throughout the city, including the Saint-Germain des Prés Santa's Village, and the Trocadero market with its ice rink and fun snow village.
Glittering animated window displays in Galeries Lafayette on Boulevard Haussmann are outstanding. Pick up special gifts, and enjoy the wonderful lights designed by Valerio Festi that grace the facade, or browse for pieces for your Christmas table in Printemps.
Make your Christmas in Paris 2013 extra special at Vice Versa Hotel
The amazing 'seven deadly sins' decor throughout the Vice Versa Hotel was created by Parisian designer Chantal Thomass, and provides the perfect atmosphere for your glamorous festive break. Relax in luxurious rooms, where every detail has been carefully considered for your pleasure, or enjoy a delicious breakfast in the 'Greed' themed dining room for a great start to the day. Our friendly, multilingual staff are on hand 24 hours per day, and will be happy to assist with directions and recommendations, or with any detail that can ensure you a wonderful Christmas stay at the Vice Versa Hotel.